As per provisions of Section 139(1) of Income-tax Act 1961, Central Board of Direct Taxes Extends the due date for filing returns of Income for Assessment Year 2016- 2017 from 31st July, 2016 to 5th August,2016 , in case of taxpayers throughout India who are liable to file their Income-tax by 31st July, 2016.
Due date for filing ITR for AY 2016- 2017 Extended
This extension is given in order to avoid any inconvenience to the taxpayers while making payment of taxes pertaining to returns of income for Assessment Year 2016- 2017 by 31st July, 2016 due to reports of Bank strike on 29th July,2016(Friday) and 31st July,2016 (Sunday), being a Bank-Holiday .
Due date extension in J & K is 31.08.2016
State of Jammu & Kashmir.